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Nov 1, 2013 5:00am EDT
working for the first two days. the documents are unofficial. earlier this week, kathleen sebelius told congress she won't release official numbers until mid november. sebelius won't be back on capitol hill next thursday testifying before the senate finance committee. and washington will be receiving help from silicone valley as several top tech and internet companies including oracle, google and red hat will be joining the government's efforts to try and fix the problems with healthcare.gov. the site has suffered outages in the last week. those individuals will helped they are expertise in website reliability, stability and scaleability. and, ross, they certainly need that right now. >> yeah, they certainly do. mary, another story, it's kind of health care related. i know you've run the new york marathon. it didn't happen last year because of superstorm sandy. it's back on again this weekend. i know an awful lot of brits who go over and run this. how big is this going to be, bearing in mind the cancellation next year? >> well, you know, it's interesting. the number of participants are
CNBC
Nov 29, 2013 4:00am EST
of heckal glitches and outages. that led health .human services secretary kathleen sebelius to call the verizon ceo as well as sparking heavy criticism from both republicans and democrats in congress. now, the centers for medicare and medicaid services says its contract with caremark had been set to end last summer. hp was awarded the contract. a spokesperson declined meant on whether the transition from terremark to hp would affect the website's operation. the obama administration has said it plans to have healthcare.gov working smoothly for most users this weekend. part of the fixes involve doubling the capacity to the site can handle 50,000 users at once. sources tell reuters there are concerns about the site's ability to handle that many users because of problems with the server and switches run by, you guess it it, very rison. got it? >> i need al ka seltzer, hampton. >> it is pretty amazing. and, again, there's both obviously very real problems for people trying to find out what healthcare.gov and obama care is all about and the political fallout, as well. >> hampton, thank yo
CNBC
Nov 4, 2013 4:00am EST
on the senate side. marilyn tavener testifies tomorrow and health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius, you see her there, she goes in front of the senate finance committee on wednesday. they were just up on the hill last week on the house side, karen. this is probably ease -- these hearings probably aren't going to stop. there are a number of committees looking into this. >> do you think the obama administration can use obama care at some point to become a public -- a positive public relations exercise? >> well, it just depends. they really need to get a lot of people in. if you start getting people in who can find insurance and they feel good about the affordability of it, certainly then that becomes a testament, but at the moment they really have really big hurdles to overcome with this main way for people to sign up in some 36 states. just yesterday on the sunday shows obama administration was kind of, you know, talking down some expectations on enrollment numbers. one of the white house advisors yesterday saying i can promise you the numbers are going to be low when they
CNBC
Nov 6, 2013 4:00am EST
, kathleen sebelius is back on capitol hill. the health and human services sector testifying before the senate finance committee at 10:00 a.m. eastern. she's expected to face more tough questions about the slow go around of obama care and reports that insurers are canceling many existing policies. the president will be in dallas today visiting volunteers who are helping to enroll people for health insurance. >>> the house ways & means committee has issued a subpoena to the obama administration to release numbers on how many people have signed up for coverage so far. the panel wants the data by friday. >>> now, election day was much smaller this year in the u.s. with fewer races, but there were some big results. de blasio won in new york city. he'll become the first democratic mayor in 2009. it was much tighter in virginia. former democratic national chair terry mcaulliff narrowly won to be the state's next governor. >>> and coming up, could this man, as we put the picture up, be the next microsoft ceo? the software giant has reportly whistled down the possibility of those who could
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